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List of contemporary amphitheatres


List of contemporary amphitheatres

This is a list of contemporary amphitheatres which are used today.

San Manuel Amphitheater is the largest outdoor music venue in the United States.
The Sasquatch! Music Festival in 2009.
Arlington Memorial Amphitheater has been the site of numerous Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies, as well as hosting the funerals of many famous Americans.
Hearst Greek Theatre during graduation in 2002.
A view of the seating at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater is right on the water. This aerial photo is from 1959.
Pepsi Amphitheatre at Liberty Park is all open grass seating, with a covered stage that is right at the edge of the water.
Saratoga Performing Arts Center is an open air amphitheatre, but has a roof and two stories of seating.
The Dalhalla Amphitheatre is located in a former limestone quarry in Sweden.
Waldbühne during a performance by Barbra Streisand, summer 2007.
The Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre in Istanbul, Turkey before the Loreena McKennitt concert on 13 June 2009.
Elvis Presley gave his first paid concert at the Levitt Shell in Memphis, Tennessee.
The Starlight Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri.
The 4th century BC ancient Epidaurus Theatre still functions today as an open-air amphitheatre for ancient Greek tragedy & comedy performances as well as for modern theatrical performances.
Country Location City Name Stage Type Capacity
Australia New South Wales Castlecrag The Haven Amphitheatre[1] Not Covered 300
Queensland Brisbane Riverstage Roof Only 9,500
Roma Street Parkland Aphitheatre Roof Only 2,000
Victoria Melbourne Sidney Myer Music Bowl Tent 30,030
Western Australia Perth Quarry Amphitheatre Not Covered 644
Austria Vorarlberg Bregenz Seebühne Not Covered (Floating) 7,000
Belarus Vitebsk Region Vitebsk Summer Amphitheatre Roof Only 6,219
Canada Alberta Banff Shaw Amphitheatre at the Banff Centre Roof Only 1,600
Grand Prairie Muskoseepi Park Amphitheatre Shell
Ontario Sudbury Grace Hartman Amphitheatre Square Enclosure 1,950
Thunder Bay Fort William Historical Park Amphitheatre 50,000
Toronto Molson Canadian Amphitheatre Square Enclosure 16,500
Vaughan Kingswood Music Theatre at Canada's Wonderland 15,000
Chile Valparaíso Region Viña del Mar Anfiteatro de la Quinta Vergara Square Enclosure 20,000
Cyprus Larnaca Larnaca Pattichion Municipal Amphitheatre
Nicosia Nicosia UNESCO Amphitheatre - University of Nicosia Not Covered
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic La Romana Altos de Chavón Amphitheater Not Covered 5,000
Germany Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region Berlin Kindl-Bühne Wuhlheide Tent 17,000
Waldbühne Tent 22,000
Greece Argolis Epidaurus Epidaurus Theatre Greek Theatre 14,000
Attica Athens Lycabettus Theatre Not Covered 3,000
Odeon of Herodes Atticus Not Covered 5,000
Israel Central District Ra'anana Ra'anana Amphipark
Mexico Nuevo León Monterrey Auditorio Banamex 23,000
Poland Masovian Voivodeship Warsaw Łazienki Park Amphitheatre Not Covered
West Pomeranian Voivodeship Kołobrzeg Kołobrzeg Amphitheatre
Qatar Doha Katara (cultural village) Amphitheatre of Katara Not Covered 3,800
Russian Federation Bashkortostan Ufa Ufa Amphitheatre Not Covered 5,000
South Africa South Africa Cape Town V&A Amphitheatre
Pretoria Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre
South Korea Gyeonggi Province Yongin The Peace Amphitheater at Kyung Hee University Global Campus Not Covered
Spain Catalonia Barcelona Teatre Grec Not Covered 1,900
Fòrum: Parc dels Auditoris Not Covered 3,500
Tarragona Tarraco Arena Plaça Indoor 9,500
Galicia Santiago de Compostela Auditorio Monte do Gozo Not Covered 37,800
Sweden Dalarna County Rättvik Dalhalla Tent 4,000
Turkey Istanbul Province Istanbul Cemil Topuzlu Harbiye Amphitheatre Square Enclosure 3,972
United Kingdom Buckinghamshire, England Milton Keynes National Bowl Square Enclosure 65,000
Hampshire, England Aldershot Rushmoor Arena Not Covered 30,000
United States Alabama Dothan OneMain Financial Amphitheater 12,400
Pelham Oak Mountain Amphitheatre Roof Only 10,000
Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Roof Only 7,470
Arizona Mesa Mesa Amphitheatre Square Enclosure 4,200
Phoenix Ak-Chin Pavilion Square Enclosure 20,000
Sun City Sun Bowl Amphitheatre Shell  
Tucson AVA Amphitheater Square Enclosure 4,500
Arkansas Fayetteville Bradberry Amphitheater at Walton Arts Center Not Covered 150
Fort Smith Fort Smith Riverfront Amphitheater Roof Only
Little Rock Riverfest Amphitheater Roof Only 10,000
Rogers Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion Roof Only 10,000
California Avila Beach Avila Beach Golf Resort - Paradise Cove Amphitheater Roof Only
Berkeley Hearst Greek Theatre Not Covered 8,500
Burbank Starlight Bowl (Burbank) Square Enclosure 5,000
Carmel-by-the-Sea Forest Theater Not Covered 540
Chula Vista Sleep Train Amphitheatre (Chula Vista) 19,500
Concord Concord Pavilion Square Enclosure 12,500
Costa Mesa Pacific Amphitheatre Scaffolding Only 8,500
Devore San Manuel Amphitheater Square Enclosure 65,000
El Dorado Hills Steven Young Amphitheater
Hayward Pioneer Amphitheatre
Hemet Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre Not Covered 5,000
Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (Irvine, California) 16,085
Los Angeles Greek Theatre 5,700
Hollywood Bowl Shell 17,376
John Anson Ford Amphitheatre 1,245
Mountain View Shoreline Amphitheatre Tent 22,000
Murhpys Ironstone Amphitheatre Roof Only 4,950
Oakland Woodminster Amphitheater
Paso Robles Vina Robles Amphitheatre Square Enclosure 3,300
Pinecrest Pinecrest Amphitheatre Not Covered
San Diego Humphrey's By The Bay 1,200
Mount Helix Amphitheater Not Covered
Starlight Bowl (San Diego) Square Enclosure 4,300
San Francisco Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre Not Covered 3,200
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Bowl Square Enclosure 4,562
Vista Moonlight Amphitheater Square Enclosure 2,500
Wheatland Toyota Amphitheatre 18,500
Colorado Greenwood Village Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre Roof Only 17,916
Morrison Red Rocks Amphitheatre Roof Only 9,450
Vail Gerald R. Ford Amphitheatre Roof Only 20,000
Connecticut Hartford XFINITY Theatre (Hartford) 30,000
New Haven John J. Lee Amphitheater - Yale University 2,800
Delaware Dover Wesley College Dashiell Amphitheatre
Wilmington Amphitheater at Bellevue State Park
Florida Crystal River Rock Crusher Canyon Amphitheater 5,000
Daytona Beach Daytona Beach Bandshell Shell 4,500
Orlando Hollywood Hills Amphitheater - Walt Disney World Resort 10,000
Panama City Beach Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater
Pensacola Hunter Amphitheater at the Pensacola Maritime Park 5,000
Saint Augustine St. Augustine Amphitheatre Tent 4,100
Tampa MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre 20,000
West Palm Beach Cruzan Amphitheatre Roof Only 19,000
Georgia Alpharetta Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park 12,000
Atlanta Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood Square Enclosure 19,000
Delta Classic Chastain Park Amphitheater Square Enclosure 6,900
Historic Fourth Ward Park Amphitheater Not Covered 1,000[2]
Ringgold Northwest Georgia Bank Amphitheatre Roof Only 3,500
Hawaii Honolulu Kakaako Waterfront Park Amphitheater Not Covered
Waikiki Shell Shell 6,000
Idaho Boise Gene Harris Bandshellll Shell
Eagle Water's Edge Event Center Amphitheater
Nampa Ford Idaho Center Amphitheatre 10,500
Illinois Chicago FirstMerit Bank Pavilion Roof Only 30,000
Jay Pritzker Pavilion 11,000
SkyLine Stage at Navy Pier 1,200
Peoria Glen Oak Amphitheatre 1,200
Tinley Park Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre 28,000
Indiana Evansville Mesker Amphitheatre 8,500
Noblesville Klipsch Music Center 24,000
West Lafayette Slayter Center of Performing Arts Amphitheatre Roof Only 20,000
Iowa Cedar Rapids McGrath Amphitheater
Council Bluffs Westfair Amphitheater
Des Moines Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater
Dixon Wapsi River Environmental Education Center Amphitheater
Glenwood Davies Amphitheater at Glenwood Park 750
Iowa City The Celebration Farm Amphitheater
Marion Klopfenstein Amphitheater for the Performing Arts
Waterloo RiverLoop Amphitheatre
Kansas Bonner Springs Cricket Wireless Amphitheater (Kansas) 18,000
Kentucky Louisville Iroquois Amphitheatre Not Covered 2,407
Louisiana Shreveport Hargrove Memorial Amphitheatre (Centenary College of LA) 500
Maine Bangor Darling's Waterfront Pavilion Roof Only 16,000
Old Orchard Beach Seaside Pavilion
Maryland Columbia Merriweather Post Pavilion Square Enclosure 19,319
Delmar The Amphitheater at Heron Ponds
Massachusetts Boston Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 5,000
Hyannis Cape Cod Melody Tent Tent 2,300
Mansfield Xfinity Center (Mansfield) 19,900
Michigan Chesaning Chesaning Showboat Amphitheatre 6,600
Clarkston DTE Energy Music Theatre Square Enclosure 15,200
Clio Clio Amphitheatre 3,200
Detroit Chene Park Tent 6,000
Interlochen Kresge Auditorium 3,929
Rochester Meadowbrook Music Festival at Oakland University 7,000
Minnesota Apple Valley Weesner Family Amphitheater - The Minnesota Zoo 1,500
Edina Centennial Lakes Park
Hinckley Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater
Mankato Vetter Stone Amphitheater
Moorhead Bluestem Amphitheater
Roseville Frank Rog Amphitheater
Mississippi Southaven BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove 11,000
Missouri Kansas City Starlight Theatre Square Enclosure 7,958
Maryland Heights Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre 20,000
St. Louis The Muny 11,000
Montana Glendive Makoshika State Park Amphitheater 250
Helena The Great Northern Town Center Amphitheatre
Whitehall Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park Amphitheater
Nebraska Gering Five Rocks Amphitheater
Kearney Cope Amphitheater 500
Cottonmill Amphitheater 150
Lincoln Pinewood Bowl Theater Roof Only 5,500
Louisville Platte River State Park Amphitheater
Omaha Village Point Amphitheatre
Papillion Sumtur Amphitheater
Nevada Henderson Henderson Pavilion
Jackpot Cactus Pete's Resort Casino Amphitheatre
Las Vegas Clark County Amphitheater
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Alumni Amphitheater
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Donald C. Moyer Amphitheater
Laughlin Riverside Resort Amphitheater
Nelson Delphi Amphitheater
Reno Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater
Wingfield Park Amphitheater
New Hampshire Gilford Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion 8,300
New Jersey Camden Susquehanna Bank Center Square Enclosure 25,000
Holmdel PNC Bank Arts Center 17,500
New Mexico Albuquerque Isleta Amphitheater 15,000
New York Bethel Bethel Woods Center for the Arts 15,000
Canandaigua Constellation Brands – Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center 15,000
Chautauqua Chautauqua Institution - The Amphitheater 6,000
Darien Darien Lake Performing Arts Center 21,600
Lewiston Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater 20,000
New York City East River Park Amphitheater Shell
Saratoga Springs Saratoga Performing Arts Center 25,100
Wantagh Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 15,000
North Carolina Cary Koka Booth Amphitheatre 7,000
Charlotte PNC Music Pavilion 18,700
Greensboro White Oak Amphitheatre 7,688
Raleigh North Carolina Museum of Art 2,700
Raleigh Little Theatre 2,148
Red Hat Amphitheater 5,500
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre 20,000
Roanoke Rapids Carolina Crossroads Amphitheater 1,500
Wilmington Hugh Morton Amphitheater 1,200
North Dakota Bismarck Prairie Amphitheater - North Dakota Heritage Center
Jamestown Frontier Village Amphitheatre
Medora Burning Hills Amphitheatre Not Covered
Minot Minot State University Amphitheater
Oak Park Amphitheatre
Ohio Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center 20,500
Cleveland Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica 5,000
Time Warner Cable Amphitheater (closed and demolished) 5,000
Columbus Celeste Center 10,000
Germain Amphitheatre (closed) 20,000
Cuyahoga Falls Blossom Music Center 23,000
Kettering Fraze Pavilion Square Enclosure 4,300
Mason Timberwolf Amphitheater 7,400
Toledo Toledo Zoo Amphitheater 4,500
West Chester Keehner Park Amphitheater Shell
Oklahoma Oklahoma City OKC Zoo Amphitheater 2,000
Oregon Bend Les Schwab Amphitheater Roof Only 8,000
Eugene Cuthbert Amphitheatre 4,500
Jacksonville Britt Pavilion 2,200
Salem L. B. Day Comcast Amphitheatre Shell 14,000
Salem Riverfront Park Amphitheater Not Covered
Pennsylvania Burgettstown First Niagara Pavilion 23,000
Bushkill Tom Ridge Pavilion at Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts 5,500
Easton Delaware Canal State Park Amphitheater 50
Erie Pepsi Amphitheatre at Liberty Park Tent
Media Rose Tree Park Amphitheatre Roof Only
Philadelphia Mann Center for the Performing Arts Square Enclosure 14,000
Dell Music Center Square Enclosure 5,884
Ed Kelly Amphitheatre
Pittsburgh Stage AE 5,500
Trib Total Media Amphitheatre 6,000
Scranton Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain Tent 18,000
Swarthmore Scott Outdoor Amphitheater Not Covered
Puerto Rico San Juan Tito Puente Amphitheatre
(Spanish: Anfiteatro Tito Puente)
Rhode Island Providence Waterplace Park Amphitheatre Not Covered
South Carolina Simpsonville Charter Amphitheatre at Heritage Park 15,000
South Dakota Interior Cedar Pass Campground Amphitheater - Badlands National Park
Tennessee Antioch (Nashville) Starwood Amphitheatre (closed and demolished in 2007) 17,137
Nashville Ascend Amphitheater Roof Only 6,800
Memphis Levitt Shell Shell
Mud Island Roof Only 5,000
Texas Austin Austin360 Amphitheatre 15,000
Beaumont Ford Park 18,000
Dallas Gexa Energy Pavilion 20,111
Plano Oak Point Park Amphitheatre
Selma Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (Selma) Square Enclosure
The Woodlands Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 19,500
Utah Ivins Tuacahn Amphitheatre Not Covered 1,920
Park City Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Provo Recreation Center "The Castle," Utah State Hospital 1,000
Salt Lake City Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre Roof Only 3,000
West Valley City USANA Amphitheatre Square Enclosure 20,000
Vermont Burlington University Heights Amphitheatre
North Troy Stateside Amphitheatre at Jay Peak Resort
Virginia Annandale Mason District Park Amphitheatre Not Covered 200[3]
Ossian Hall Park Amphitheater Not Covered 200[4]
Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Memorial Amphitheater Shell 5,000
Bristow Jiffy Lube Live Square Enclosure 25,000
Chantilly Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater Not Covered 75[5]
Fairfax Burke Lake Park Amphitheater Not Covered 100[6]
Franconia Leonadus K. Plenty Amphitheater at Lee District Park Not Covered 300[7]
Portsmouth nTelos Wireless Pavilion Tent 7,500
Richmond Classic Amphitheatre at Strawberry Hill Square Enclosure 10,000
Virginia War Memorial Amphitheatre Not Covered
Vienna Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Square Enclosure 15,000
Virginia Beach Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach Square Enclosure 20,000
Williamsburg Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre Roof Only 1,700
Washington Auburn White River Amphitheatre Roof Only 20,000
George The Gorge Amphitheatre Roof Only 20,000
Manson Deep Water Amphitheater Roof Only
Ridgefield Amphitheater Northwest Square Enclosure 16,500
Seattle Mural Amphitheatre Not Covered
Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Carter Barron Amphitheater Roof Only 4,200
West Virginia Grandview Cliffside Amphitheatre Not Covered 1,259
Wisconsin East Troy Alpine Valley Music Theatre Roof Only 37,000
Milwaukee Marcus Amphitheater Square Enclosure 25,000
Somerset Float-Rite Park Amphitheatre Roof Only 40,000
Wyoming Cheyenne Lions Park Amphitheater Shell
Sheridan Trails End Concert Park Roof Only

See also

External Links

  • 10 Best Outdoor Music Venues, USA Today
  • Venues Ranked By Seating Capacity, SeatGeek


  1. ^ History of The Haven Amphitheatre, The Haven Amphitheatre website, Haven Community Theatre Committee, accessed August 13, 2012
  2. ^ 2015 Department of Parks and Recreation Policy Rules for Outdoor Events in City of Atlanta Parks, accessed July 30, 2015
  3. ^ [6], Fairfax County, Virginia Park Authority website, Reservable Amphitheatres, accessed Sept 25, 2015
  4. ^ [7], Fairfax County, Virginia Park Authority website, Reservable Amphitheatres, accessed Sept 25, 2015
  5. ^ [8], Fairfax County, Virginia Park Authority website, Reservable Amphitheatres, accessed Sept 25, 2015
  6. ^ [9], Fairfax County, Virginia Park Authority website, Reservable Amphitheatres, accessed Sept 25, 2015
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